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‘1 of every 5’ US-led airstrikes in Iraq kills civilian
18th Nov 2017

‘1 of every 5’ US-led airstrikes in Iraq kills civilian

By Mustafa Deveci   (AA): One of every five airstrikes in Iraq by the U.S.-led anti-Daesh coalition has resulted in a civilian death, according to the New York Times Thursday. The American daily said the civilian casualties by coalition strikes … Continued

US downplays deal with Daesh terrorists in Raqqa, allowing safe passage with arms
17th Nov 2017

US downplays deal with Daesh terrorists in Raqqa, allowing safe passage with arms

By Safvan Allahverdi   WASHINGTON (AA) – The U.S. on Thursday downplayed a recent deal allowing thousands of armed Daesh terrorists safe passage from Syria’s Raqqa city, instead urging all sides to seek a “political solutions”. Raqqa served as the de-facto … Continued

US: Five dead at California school shooting
15th Nov 2017

US: Five dead at California school shooting

By Safvan Allahverdi   WASHINGTON (AA): At least five people were killed and several wounded Tuesday during a shooting spree in Northern California, according to authorities. At least two students were shot and wounded at Rancho Tehama Elementary School, one … Continued

US: 26 killed, 20 injured, in church shooting
6th Nov 2017

US: 26 killed, 20 injured, in church shooting

WASHINGTON (AA): At least 26 people were killed Sunday when a gunman opened fire inside a church during Sunday service, Texas Governor Greg Abbott said at a news conference. The gunman dressed in all black “with tactical type gear and … Continued

US: New York terror attack suspect charged, may face death penalty
2nd Nov 2017

US: New York terror attack suspect charged, may face death penalty

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): The suspect accused of killing eight people and injuring a dozen others in New York City is facing two federal charges related to the attack, and could face the death penalty, prosecutors announced Wednesday. … Continued

US: 8 dead in New York ‘cowardly act of terror’
1st Nov 2017

US: 8 dead in New York ‘cowardly act of terror’

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): Eight victims were killed Tuesday after a motorist drove onto a pedestrian and cycling path near the West Side Highway in New York City in an “act of terror”, according to officials. Six of … Continued

Palestinian athlete who was barred entry into US to run in Turkey
25th Oct 2017

Palestinian athlete who was barred entry into US to run in Turkey

ANKARA (AA) – A Palestinian athlete denied entry to the U.S. for a race earlier this month has accepted an invitation from Turkey to take part in the Istanbul marathon. Mohammad al-Qadi, who has run nine international marathons in the … Continued

US apologizes for refusing Indonesian army chief entry despite invitation
24th Oct 2017

US apologizes for refusing Indonesian army chief entry despite invitation

By Ainur Rohmah   YOGYAKARTA, Indonesia (AA): The U.S. embassy in Jakarta on Monday apologized to the Indonesian government after its army chief was denied entry to the United States. Gen. Gatot Nurmantyo was scheduled to attend a conference to … Continued

Iraq, Saudi Arabia agree to resolve differences
23rd Oct 2017

Iraq, Saudi Arabia agree to resolve differences

By Ahmed al-Masri, Murat Tan, Afra Aksoy and Ramazan Turgut   RIYADH (AA)  Saudi Arabia and Iraq agreed to resolve differences and work together to boost trade on Sunday, after their leaders met for the first: time since last June, … Continued

US: Death toll climbs to 59 & 527 injured in Las Vegas mass shooting
3rd Oct 2017

US: Death toll climbs to 59 & 527 injured in Las Vegas mass shooting

By Canberk Yuksel and Michael Hernandez   NEW YORK (AA) – More questions remain than answers after officials said Monday a gunman killed at least 59 and injured 527 people in at a concert in Las Vegas. Stephen Paddock, 64, … Continued

US: 50 dead in Las Vegas mass shooting
2nd Oct 2017

US: 50 dead in Las Vegas mass shooting

By Canberk Yuksel   NEW YORK (AA): At least 50 people were killed and more than 200 others wounded at a country music concert in Las Vegas city late Sunday night in the worst mass shooting in recent U.S. history, … Continued

US: Trump’s new immigration ban does not include Saudi Arabia
26th Sep 2017

US: Trump’s new immigration ban does not include Saudi Arabia

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA):  Saudi Arabia was excluded from the Donald Trump administration’s most recent effort to curb international immigration over security concerns because Riyadh met U.S.-mandated criteria, the White House said Monday. Saudi Arabia was home to … Continued

Afghanistan: 43 Taliban killed in US air raid in N Afghanistan
25th Sep 2017

Afghanistan: 43 Taliban killed in US air raid in N Afghanistan

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): Some 43 Taliban terrorists, including a top commander, have been killed in U.S. air raids in the northern Afghan province of Faryab bordering Uzbekistan, officials said on Sunday. Gen. Janat Gul, a … Continued

Iraq rights panel to sue US coalition over Mosul civilian deaths
11th Sep 2017

Iraq rights panel to sue US coalition over Mosul civilian deaths

By Ali Jawad   BAGHDAD (AA): Iraq’s official human rights commission (affiliated with Iraq’s parliament) plans to sue a U.S.-led military coalition which it blames for the death of over 2,000 civilians in the city of Mosul, a commission member … Continued

Syria: 772 civilians killed last month, majority by US-led coalition
5th Sep 2017

Syria: 772 civilians killed last month, majority by US-led coalition

By Fatih Hafiz Mehmet   (AA): A total of 772 civilians were killed in Syria last month, according to a new report by a London-based NGO devoted to tracking rights violations in war-torn Syria. In a monthly report issued Sunday, … Continued

Afghanistan: US air strike kills 13 civilians in Herat province
30th Aug 2017

Afghanistan: US air strike kills 13 civilians in Herat province

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): A deadly U.S. air strike on suspected Taliban hideouts in the western Herat province of Afghanistan on Monday killed 13 civilians and 16 militants, officials confirmed on Tuesday. Jailani Farhad, spokesman for … Continued

US: Trump flip flops to blame both sides for Charlottesville
16th Aug 2017

US: Trump flip flops to blame both sides for Charlottesville

By Canberk Yuksel   NEW YORK (AA): President Donald Trump said Tuesday “both sides” were to blame for the deadly violence at a hate rally in Virginia. “What about the alt-left?” he asked a reporter at a news conference in … Continued

US: Trump adviser: any attack to cause fear ‘is terrorism’
14th Aug 2017

US: Trump adviser: any attack to cause fear ‘is terrorism’

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): The suspect in a fatal car attack on a group of people protesting a white supremacist rally, may have been involved in domestic terrorism, President Donald Trump’s national security advisor suggested Sunday. “Anytime that … Continued

US: Suspect who drove car into crowd charged with murder at hate march
13th Aug 2017

US: Suspect who drove car into crowd charged with murder at hate march

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): One suspect was charged late Saturday with second-degree murder and other charges after a woman was killed at a counter protest march to a white nationalist rally in the state of Virginia. Authorities identified … Continued

US: Pentagon complains about report on US presence in Syria
20th Jul 2017

US: Pentagon complains about report on US presence in Syria

WASHINGTON (AA): The Pentagon on Wednesday is upset about a report by Anadolu Agency on U.S. military posts in Syria that used local sources, but the department did not deny its details. “While we cannot independently verify the sources that … Continued

Over 120 people attended a landmark conference on the media reporting of Islam and Muslims. It was held jointly by The Muslim News and Society of Editors in London on September 15.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 was held on March in London to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to the society.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 was held on March in London to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to the society.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence event is to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to society. Over 850 people from diverse background, Muslim and non-Muslim, attended the gala dinner.

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